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    Article Added: 01 Jun 2018

    The Master recently attended the Brigantes breakfast which was held at the Royal Armouries in Leeds. The breakfast (which is actually a lunch - go figure!) is intended mainly for the benefit of Liverymen of City Companies who live in the north of England, but was supported by the attendance of many Masters. Approximately 400 Liverymen were in attendance. The Brigantes were an ancient tribe who co ...

    Article Added: 30 May 2018

    Child Safety Week (4 – 10 June) is held every year and Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service are attending free family events at Luton Library, St. George’s Square, between 10am to 2pm on Thursday, 7 June and Inspire Luton Sports Village, Butterfield Green, between 8.30am and 12.30pm on Saturday, 9 June.  We will be joining in the fun and providing parents with information to help ...

    Article Added: 30 May 2018

    Figure: L:R, John Norris, Nicole Hoffman, Tony Drewitt, David Holt, Michael Rollings, Frances Blois A small group of Firefighters had a unique tour behind the scenes of the Waterloo Station upgrade recently. Our visit started with a short overview of the project by the Project Manager for Network Rail, Alison Farwell. She noted the work to extend some of the platforms in the main station, which ...

    Article Added: 23 May 2018

    Courtesy of the Lightmongers Company the Mistress Firefighter Lesley Mansfield recently had the somewhat unnerving experience of having lunch with Queen Elizabeth 1st. Gloriana spoke about her reign and many of the characters she knew such as Shakespeare, Drake and Raleigh. Afterwards she even posed for portraits which, she remarked, happened much faster now than anything Hans Holbein ever managed ...

    Article Added: 16 May 2018

    On Sunday 13th May the Master laid a wreath on behalf of the Company at the annual Memorial Day service at the National Arboretum in Staffordshire. This event is organised by the Firefighters Memorial Trust at the Fire and Rescue Service Monument within the Fire Service Garden. About 300 people were present at this moving service, with the majority of brigades represented, alongside representat ...

    Article Added: 14 May 2018

    Are you interested in becoming an On-Call Firefighter? Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service is currently recruiting for On-Call Firefighters to work across our county.   The Service welcomes applications from all sections of our community; there are great opportunities available for everyone.  We are an inclusive employer and benefit from the strengths and skills that diver ...

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